Basic data 2
What is the use of Dangerous goods profile and environmental relavant fields in Basic data view 2.
Dangerous goods profile consists the guidelines or instructions useful for the material while packing, transportation and delivery. This also enables the buyer to check shipment documents according to dangerous goods regulations of the country.
For Example for some special reasons you are importing explosives. For this material basing on the exporting and importing country regulations certain procedures to be followed, documentation to be done, special dangerous handling packaging to be done etc etc. These all instructions you maintain in a profile and assign in material master. Some customization also need to activate this profile.
Have a look at : http://help.sap.com/erp2005_ehp_02/helpdata/en/de/5171344c4b11d18a110000e816ae6e/frameset.htm
Environmentally relevant : If the material do any harm to environment or not? Means is there any problems for environment or health if to avoid this, what measures to take in this materials for Example. Emmission permissions required from Govenment authorities for importing / exporting. You can say Product Safety.